Singapore-based Transcelestial uses lasers to build affordable internet networks

Singapore-based Transcelestial uses lasers to build affordable internet networks

Transcelestial is on a mission to make the internet more accessible by building a network of shoebox-sized devices that send lasers to one another, creating a fiber-like network. Today, the Singaporean-based startup announced it has raised $10 million, with the goal of expanding its wireless laser communications system in Indonesia, India, the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore […]

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A huge data leak of 1 billion records exposes China’s vast surveillance state

A huge data leak of 1 billion records exposes China’s vast surveillance state

A massive store of data containing information on about one billion Chinese residents could be one of the biggest breaches of personal information in history. Portions of the leaked data appeared last week on a known cybercrime forum from someone selling the cache for 10 bitcoins, or about $200,000, and was allegedly siphoned from a […]

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